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british teen nine years ago. now scotland yard is investigating whether the tabloid's operatives also hacked into the phones of victims of london's terror attacks in 2005. as london's metropolitan police department says it is looking into evidence the tabloid paid police officers for information. >> that is and people need to know this a major police investigation underway. it is one of the biggest police investigations currently underway in our country and i hope members listen to this. it does not involve police officers who are involved in the original investigation. that so clearly didn't get to the truth. >> news of the world is owned by news corp., the parent company of fox 5. >>> president obama warned today of a second recession or something worse if congress does not raise the debt ceiling soon. leaders from both parties will meet with the president in the white house tomorrow to try to hammer out a deal to cut the deficit and raise the debt limit. democrats want to get rid of tax loopholes for the wealthy, but republicans are resistant. >> we should all be able to leave mill
of taking bribes. the head of scotland yard resigned without warning today. police were under attack for having hired a form news of the world deputy editor as a consultant, the editor arrested friday. the metropolitan police commissioner said he had nothing to hide. and felt the media attention was a to himself and colleagues and with demands on police, he felt he had to step aside. >> i carry the ultimate responsibility for the position we find ourselves in. with hindsight, i wish we had judged the matters involved in this affair differently. i didn't, and that's that. >> reporter: rebecca brooks was arrested in connection with conspiracy to intercept communications and corruption stemming from the allegations of bribing police for information. brooks has always claimed she didn't know about the alleged phone hacking that went on under her watch as editor of the news of world several years back. in london, april kellogg, fox news. >>> former egyptian president is reportedly in a coma. that is the word tonight from a lawyer for the 83-year-old. a medical official at the hospital whe
journalists. meanwhile scotland yard is investigating new claims that journalists bribed police officers to locate people by tracking their cell phone signals. that claim was made by former news of the world reporter shawn horr who was found dead in his home this week. police say his death is not suspicious. >>> more trouble tonight for john edwards stemming from his last presidential campaign. the former north carolina senator has been ordered to pay back millions in federal am the federal election commission says ed -- funds. the federal election commission says edwards received $2 million in matching campaign funds he wasn't entitled to. the federal auditor said his expenses were overstated. edwards' attorneys say the democrats campaign does not owe anything. >>> the nation's debt debate continues. a live look at the capitol tonight where a deal to raise the debt ceiling is being worked on right now and today a big step forward. we'll break it down for you coming up next. >>> white house officials hit the hill today in a last minute push to get a debt ceiling deal hammered out, the pr
kellogg with the latest from london. >> reporter: today scotland yard's no. 2 was forced to resign. the latest casualty of the phone hacking scandal. this is less than 24 hours after the commissioner himself stepped down, both claiming their integrity is intact but say staying on would be a distraction amidst intense media coverage of the role police may have played here by not thoroughly investigating the news of the world hacking the first time around a few years back and for hiring a news of the world editor now under arrest as a p.r. consultant. rebecca brooks who resigned as head of rupert murdoch's newspaper empire friday was arrested sunday after she had voluntarily gone in for questioning. she was released on bail. her lawyers say they now want answers about her arrest. >> the position of rebecca brooks can be simply stated. she is not guilty of any criminal offense. the position of the metropolitan police is less easy to understand. >> reporter: the government remains potentially tainted as well. with prime minister david cameron on official business in africa, again under
with the investigation. scotland yard said it has a list of 4,000 potential victims of phone hacking. they are fresh allegations that family members of war dead may have been among the targets. james murdoch in an earlier statement today said news of the world as a business is holding others to account, but it failed when it came to itself. amy kellogg, fox news. >>> it's official. the u.s. attorney's office is looking into the possibility of criminal conduct involving three top officials in the district. the latest case involves council chairman kwame brown. fox 5's john henrehan brings us up to date on the story. >> reporter: kwame brown spent much of the day chairing a committee of the whole meeting of the d.c. council. his attorney spent the morning at the city's board of elections and ethics. the issue for kwame brown is not the expensive leases for luxury suvs. it's campaign activities for his city council race in 2008. william sanford, general council for the city's office of campaign finance, alleged kwame brown's campaign committee failed to list all its
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